ECUADOR & GALAPAGOS ODYSSEY 

Stroll through the streets of the biggest and best preserved colonial center of the first city to be declared world cultural heritage site. Visit the enigmatic Highlands, filled with wildlife and home of the great Andean Condor. 

 

TRAVEL DATES:

 

DAY 1 
» Arrival at Quito and transfer to Hotel Mercure
» Dinner at a restaurant of your choice (not included)

 

DAY 2 
» Quito City Tour and visit to Equatorial Line touristic complex (Mitad del Mundo)
» Transfer to Sachatamia Lodge in Mindo
» Dinner at Sachatamia (included)

 

DAY 3 
» Full day Tour Mindo (butterfly farm, cloudforest hike, canopy, and visit to Tulipe Museum)
» Lunch at Mariposas de Mindo
» Transfer to Hotel Mercure in Quito
» Dinner at a restaurant of your choice (not included)

 

DAY 4 
» Full day Tour Otavalo (visit the artisans and musical instrument workshops, Cuicocha 
crater lake and town of Cotacachi)
» Lunch at Hacienda Cusin
» Transfer to Hacienda Pinsaqui
» Dinner at Hacienda Pinsaqui (included)

 

DAY 5 
» Visit to Otavalo indigenous market 
» Transfer to Hacienda Santa Ana 
» Lunch at Hacienda Santa Ana
» Afternoon free to rest and use the Hacienda facilities

 

DAY 6 
» Horseback ride in the highlands (paramo)
» Visit to Cotopaxi National Park
» Lunch at Tambopaxi
» Transfer to Hosteria Abraspungo in Riobamaba
» Dinner at Hosteria Abraspungo

 

DAY 7 
» Devil´s nose train program (Alausi)
» Box Lunch
» Visit to Inga Pirca ruins (Inca and cañari cultures)
» Transfer to Hotel Casa del Aguila in Cuenca 
» Dinner at a restaurant of your choice (not included)

 

DAY 8 
» Full day Tour in Cuenca (visit to cathedrals, flower market, Concepta´s and central museums, hat and ceramic workshop)
» Lunch at el Maiz restaurant
» Accomodations at Hotel Casa del Aguila
» Dinner at a restaurant of your choice (not included)

 

DAY 9 
» Visit to El Cajas National Park 
» Box Lunch 
» Transfer to Hotel Continental in Guayaquil
» Dinner at a restaurant of your choice (not included)

 

DAY 10 
» Transfer to the airport for the Galapagos flight

 

DAY 10-15 
» Galapagos 6 days/5 nights cruise on board the S.Y. Sagitta 

 

DAY 15 
» Transfer from airport to Hotel Mercure
» Farewell dinner at Tierra del Sol restaurant (included)

 

DAY 16 
» Transfer to the airport for international flight

 

 

Price per person sharing: 4764 GBP (subject to change and availability)

 

 

Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off

  • Overnights as mentioned

  • Excursions as mentioned

  • Transportation in private A/C vehicle

  • English speaking guide

  • Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – excludes drinks)

  • All taxes

 

Does not include:

  • All international flights and visa fees

  • International airport tax (Included in Airline Ticket)

  • Meals, unless mentioned differently

  • Beverages and personal expenses

  • Other excursions and entrance fees

  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation and evacuation in the event of accident of illness)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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